Lewis Palmer Luttrell
b. Feb. 7, 1862 in Franklin, Illinois
d. July 30, 1947 at Goose Creek, Harris Co., Texas
m. (1)Katie Brown, Oct. 14, 1888 in Bellevue, Bossier Parish, Louisiana
L. P. and Kate separated in 1905
m. (2) Ann Chelette abt 1924 probably Goose Creek, Harris Co., TX
Elmer Ellsworth - b. August 23, 1889, Alden Bridge, Louisiana
Navy 1905-1911; m. Jessie Booth
d. April 1968?
Minnie - b. November 5, 1890, Alden Bridge, LA
d. December 6, 1890
Mary Ann - b. July 27, 1892, Alden Bridge, LA
Claude Atherton - b. June 29, 1894, Alden Bridge, LA
d. Dec 5, 1941
Georgia - b. Feb 22, 1896; d. Nov 22, 1974
Roma (Polly) - b. April 11,1898
Joe Bailey - b. Aug 21, 1900
Grady Mellville - b. Feb. 11, 1903, Karnack, TX d. Oct (or Dec) 10, 1910
Son of James Monroe* and Mary Ann Ward Luttrell
* Ramsey and Mrs. Guy Martin information shows "James Madison"
Claude Atherton Luttrell, Sr. (grandson of J. M.) diary notes show "James Monroe". Article about William T. Luttrell in "Portrait and Biographical Album of Morgan and Scott Counties, Illinois" by Chapman Brothers, 1889 also shows "James Monroe".
Siblings of Lewis Palmer Luttrell
**Mamie not shown in other sources. "Mamie" (spelling questionable) shown in diary entry of Claude Atherton Luttrell, Sr. with notation "adopted (child) by Smith".
1880 Census - Morgan County, Illinois
Lewis Luttrell listed in household of George M. and Catherine Wright.
Listed as "laborer" and "farmer"
Wright's children shown are William, Effie, Charles and Myrtle
According to Franklin, Illinois newspaper article, "Off the Reel" (abt. 1941), "Kate" Wright is Lewis Palmer's mother's sister. Mrs. Effie Glenn, Mrs. Reuben Jones and Carl Luttrell are his cousins. He left Franklin in the 80's and drifted south. He has a son at 600 Owing Street, Longview, Texas, "six children living, 22 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren". "He owns a home at Goose Creek, Texas; he "writes legibly without glasses", and "took a five mile walk one day this spring" (he celebrated birthday #79 the previous February).
According to Laura Estelle Hammett Luttrell (Mrs. Claude A Luttrell, Sr),
L. P. and Kate "separated in 1905. L. P. stayed at Karnack, TX. Kate and children went to Alden Bridge, LA. L. P. sent Elmer (age 16) to Navy to keep him from helping Kate, hoping Kate would come back".
In notes by Claude A. Luttrell, Sr, "Dad lived with Bud at Gilliam, went to Chester, 1919, then to Goose Creek (TX) in 1924, married Ann Chelette".
Buried in "Rest Haven, Houton, TX" according to Texas Death Certificate
Louisa Katherine "Kate" Brown
b. Oct. 24, 1866, Birmingham, Alabama
d. 18 Jan 1928, Tullos, Louisiana
Mother's name: ___________ Underwood
"Kate & L. P. separated in 1905. Kate went to Grandma's in Alden Bridge, LA; married 'Dad Wood' in 1911 or 1912"
(from Claude A. Luttrell Sr. notes)
H. M. Underwood (Uncle Marshall Underwood?) was Witness on Kate and Lewis's wedding license.
Kate and Lewis "separated in 1905". Kate married "Dad Wood in 1911 or 1912 at Oil City (LA)"
Lewis Palmer Luttrell
Kate Luttrell, front, with son, Claude A. Luttrell, Sr. (behind her) and possibly other children. Possibly Joe Bailey on left, ? next to him and Mary on right.